There's nothing quite like a Game 7 in sports to bring out the viewers.
The Tony Awards telecast is still not much of a mass-appeal ratings draw, but this year's expanded three-hour kudocast on CBS brought out younger viewers than last year's.
NBC Sports' coverage of Saturday's 135th Belmont Stakes in Gotham generated the highest overnight rating for any horse race since 1990 and the highest Belmont Stakes overnight since at least 1987.
The nets scrap and claw for every fraction of a demo ratings point all season, and then in one harried week, they cash in their tickets.
This isn't exactly what ABC had in mind. In the net's first crack in 30 years at pro basketball's NBA Finals, Game 1 of the series between the San Antonio Spurs and New Jersey Nets was a ratings bust…
After a one-week break, Fox is back to drawing big crowds with music talent shows on Tuesday nights, as "American Juniors" bowed to strong ratings. Net then did OK with "Keen Eddie," a rare scripted…
NBC's unscripted dating show "For Love or Money" bowed to sturdy but unspectacular ratings Monday, placing second to repeats on CBS.
Familiar favorites topped the ratings for the first full week of television's summer season, as the nets slowly began introducing original fare.
NBC's powerful latenight combo of "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" and "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" opened bigger advantages over rivals during the May sweep, each posting its largest margin of…
Fox joined Ruben Studdard as a big winner during the last full week of May, as "American Idol" hit some of the net's highest ratings notes ever.